drug trafficking

Haiti Inaugurates Canada-Funded Maritime Base in Les Cayes

 Above: the new base (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially inaugurated a new naval base in Les Cayes. The project, which was funded by the government of Canada, is primarily aimed at intercepting drug traffickers. …

Federal Agents Arrest USVI Police Officer in Widening Drug Trafficking Probe

 Above: District Court in St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff Federal agents have arrested a police officer in the United States Virgin Islands as part of an investigation into alleged drug trafficking by a official in the government’s planning …

US Virgin Islands Official Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

 Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff Roberto Tapia, the director of the US Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources Division of Enforcement, was arrested Friday by federal agents on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent …

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 Above: Haiti’s northwest coast (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff While Haiti’s 2010 earthquake led to a significant drop in trafficking in the country, the country remains “extremely susceptible” to drug trafficking in the near future, according to …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño at the hearing in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño is calling on US President Barack Obama and federal law enforcement officials to establish a US Caribbean Border Initiative …